Sentence Examples


  • Willughby, Ray and others in the late 17th century to include the active larvae of beetles, as well as bugs, lice, fleas and other insects with undeveloped wings.
  • Flies, lice, gadflies and mosquitoes are the worst of the insect plagues.
  • Lice-eating is a widely prevalent habit among the Indians and mestizos, and demonstrates how numerous these parasites are among the people.
  • - Many ants feed largely and some almost entirely on the saccharine secretions of other insects, the best known of which are the Aphides (plant-lice or " green-fly ").
  • The book-lice are familiar wingless insects, often found in houses running about among old papers and neglected biological collections.